Key Shifts with an NGSS-based Curriculum

With all of the disruptions caused by the pandemic, we’re taking a moment to revisit some of the key instructional shifts that come along with...

End of Year Engagement with PhD Science

Though one of the most exciting times of the school year, the last few weeks before summer break can also be a difficult time to keep students...

Integrating Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning in Science

Students’ social and emotional well-being is intimately connected to their academic success. When students feel a sense of belonging and...

Nebraska District: PhD Science® Boosts Science Learning; Wit & Wisdom® is “Transformational”

“Wit & Wisdom has been transformational, a real game-changer for us,” says Becky Michael, language arts content area specialist in Scottsbluff...

Pacing Solutions in Spring 2021

Have the unprecedented challenges of this past school year thrown off your instructional calendar? Implementers across the country have told us...

“They Really Dug Deep”: With PhD Science, Students Learn to Think and Act Like Real Scientists

Grade 5 science teacher Tiffany Scott admires Ms. Frizzle, the teacher in The Magic School Bus TV and book series who plunges her students into...

Science Assessment in a Hybrid Setting

As we embark on the second half of this challenging school year, now is the time to review and reflect on our practices. Science assessment...

Instructional Routines for Online Learning

As PhD Science® educators, we know that instructional routines increase student engagement and help make student thinking and learning...

Improving Equity in Science Education

In this video, you’ll hear from three members of the PhD Science team—Brianna Reilly, curriculum development manager, Isaac Stauffer, professional...

Supporting Social-Emotional Learning in Science

School looks different for most students this year, and that change requires a new focus on their social emotional learning needs. Watch our...

ICYMI: "New Science Curriculum Provides Hands-on Learning"

In the Star Herald of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, school principal and science content area specialist Jeremy Behnke highlights the experiential nature...

Texas Chooses Great Minds for K-5 Science Home Learning Curriculum

ICYMI The Texas Education Agency announced Great Minds as the creator of PhD Science TEKS Edition for Texas home learning for Grades K–5. This...

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